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Mortgage company celebrates opening of Moab branch
Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. (PRMI), hosted an open house Dec. 18 at their new Moab branch located at 23 South 100 West. Rarni Schultz, PRMI Moab branch manager, and Melissa O’Donnal joined o...
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Hospital offers discount to help uninsured women receive mammograms
Moab Regional’s Oct. 11 golf tournament will also raise money for digital mammography program
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Local doctor donates vasectomy fees to non-profit groups
A local physician has contributed approximately $15,000 to local charities by collecting donations from the recipients of no-scalpel vasectomies performed at his Moab clinic. Through his program, D...
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New guide service aims to fill gap in backcountry offerings
A new backcountry guide service that specializes in custom journeys for small groups and families has opened in Moab. Deep Desert Expeditions, founded by Moab resident Mike Coronella, aims to fill ...
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  • Second Lives: Sara Melnicoff
    by Charli Engelhorn
    staff writer
    07.12.12 - 10:29 am

  • <b><i>Job search...</b></i><br>
Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
    Job search...
    Manti-La Sal National Forest fire prevention technician Heather McLean, left, helped Ken Davis fill out an application form at this week’s job fair. Employers and job seekers alike turned out in higher-than-expected numbers for the Feb. 11 event at the Moab Arts and Recreation Center. About 117 job-seekers attended the event, according to Kelly Thornton, workforce development specialist for the Utah Department of Workforce Service’s (DWS) Moab office. Twenty-eight employers and four community partners were also represented at the job fair, which was hosted by DWS, the Moab Chamber of Commerce, the Business Expansion And Retention Program, the Business Resource Center and the city of Moab. Photo by Rudy Herndon
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    Workers work on installing the motherboard to a 32-inch TV at Element Electronics in WinnsboroBy Lucia Mutikani WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. job growth slowed in July and the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose, pointing to slack in the labor market that could give the Federal Reserve room to keep interest rates low for a while. Nonfarm payrolls increased 209,000 last month after surging by 298,000 in June, the Labor Department said on Friday. Although job growth was below expectations, July marked the sixth straight month employment expanded by more than 200,000, a signal of strength last seen in 1997. The one tenth of a percentage point increase in the unemployment rate to 6.2 percent came as more people entered the labor market, an indication of confidence in job prospects.


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    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the market's opening in New YorkBy Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. stocks ended lower for a second day and the S&P 500 posted its biggest weekly decline since 2012 on Friday as concerns over Argentina's default continued to dog sentiment. Data showing U.S. job growth slowed in July and the unemployment rate unexpectedly rose suggested the Federal Reserve has room to keep interest rates low for a while. The jobs growth, which came in below economists' forecasts, relieved some investors worried about how soon the Fed could bump up interest rates after data on Thursday showed U.S. labor costs recorded their biggest gain in more than 5-1/2 years in the second quarter. A U.S. judge on Friday criticized Argentina's decision to default and ordered negotiations between the country and holdout investors to continue.


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    Berkshire Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett listens to a shareholder at the Berkshire-owned Borsheims jewelry store where Buffett was selling jewelry as part of the company annual meeting weekend in Omaha(Reuters) - Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc on Friday said second-quarter profit soared 41 percent, reflecting a substantial increase in investment gains and improved results in businesses not related to insurance. Net income rose to $6.4 billion, or $3,889 per Class A share, from $4.54 billion, or $2,763 per share, a year earlier. Quarterly operating profit rose 11 percent to $4.33 billion, or $2,634 per Class A share, from $3.92 billion, or $2,384 per share. Analysts on average expected operating profit of $2,482 per Class A share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. ...


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